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Is London heading for another property price bubble as soon as 2017? 03/11/15

Is London heading for another property price bubble as soon as 2017?

Ivan Paya, from LUMS's UK Housing Market Observatory, warns that current price rises in the London housing market are unsustainable and could "burst". 

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Pharma use loophole to hike up the price of drugs – so why doesn’t the NHS stop it? 30/10/15

Pharma use loophole to hike up the price of drugs – so why doesn’t the NHS stop it?

We should be asking what a recent expose of drug price rises tells us about how health is being managed in the UK, argues Chris Ford. 

Targets to bring women into the boardroom are missing the point 30/10/15

Targets to bring women into the boardroom are missing the point

Swarnodeep Homroy and Colin Green argue that quotas do not necessarily solve the underlying cause of gender inequality.

From the chess board to the board room 27/10/15

From the chess board to the board room

Friday saw a LUMS Professor, and world-renowned chess player, take on 18 people at a game of chess – simultaneously.

LUMS academics release report on Living Wage 27/10/15

LUMS academics release report on Living Wage

Two LUMS academics are among the authors of a report looking at the effects of the Living Wage on care home workers.

Lessons from VW
27/10/15

Lessons from VW

Professor Bryan Lukas, from Lancaster's Marketing department, talks about what we can learn from the VW emissions scandal from a branding perspective. 

Pentland Centre calls for ‘courageous leadership’ 23/10/15

Pentland Centre calls for ‘courageous leadership’

Leading climate change academics and industry leaders are set to gather to launch the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business to a corporate audience.

Inspiring student entrepreneurs 20/10/15

Inspiring student entrepreneurs

Start-up Stories is a series of story-telling events where alumni entrepreneurs share their learning journeys with aspiring students.

Clinton’s anti-drugmaker rhetoric may win votes, but does it threaten our long-term health? 16/10/15

Clinton’s anti-drugmaker rhetoric may win votes, but does it threaten our long-term health?

Clinton, who named drug companies among her enemies in this week's debate, is pushing policies that could hamper the flow of new medicines, argues Chris Ford in The Conversation.